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Lynce v. Mathis

Docket No.: 95-7452
Argued: November 4, 1996
Decided: February 19, 1997

Topics:

Article 1, Section 10: Ex Post Facto, Criminal Procedure, Article I, Due Process, Fifth Amendment, Takings Clause, habeas, habeas corpus, murder, probable cause, property rights, sentencing guidelines

PartyNames: Kenneth LYNCE, Petitioner, v. Hamilton MATHIS, Superintendent, Tomoka Correctional Institution, et al.
Petitioner: Lynce
Respondent: Mathis

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket

Lynce
v.
Mathis
519 U.S. 433 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 891137 L.Ed.2d 63 (519 U.S. 43
Question:

Does Florida's 1992 statute canceling early release credits to prison inmates after they have been awarded violate the Ex Post Facto Clause of the Federal Constitution?

Lynce v. Mathis
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 04, 1996

Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Lynce, 0 vote(s) against

Lynce v. Mathis
Case Documents

1Opinion in Lynce v. Mathis
2Opinion in Lynce v. Mathis
Additional documents for this case are pending review.